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    scott833 is offline Senior Member
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    Default I am not sure how to construct a correct sentence with the word suspect.

    1) He was suspected as a killer.
    2) He was arrested as/for suspect as a killer.
    3) He was suspected by the police as a killer.

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    Default Re: I am not sure how to construct a correct sentence with the word suspect.

    Quote Originally Posted by scott833 View Post
    1) He was suspected to be a killer.
    2) He was arrested as/for suspect as a killer.
    3) He was suspected by the police to be a killer.
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    Default Re: I am not sure how to construct a correct sentence with the word suspect.

    Quote Originally Posted by scott833 View Post
    1) He was suspected as a killer.
    2) He was arrested as/for suspect as a killer.
    3) He was suspected by the police as a killer.
    1. He was suspected to be a/the killer.
    2. He was arrested as a suspect for (the) murder.
    3. He was suspected by the police to be a/the killer.

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